Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Learn more about RESTful APIs, part of WordPress REST API (WP-API): First Look (2015).
- That concludes this first look at the WordPress REST API.…Based on what you've seen, you should now have…a solid foundational understanding of what the WP API is,…how it works and what you can do with it.…From here, you'll be able to start exploring the API…on your own and come up with new and exciting…web solutions and applications.…This is a first look course…and does not go into much detail.…As the WP API becomes part of WordPress core,…we will be releasing new courses…with more advanced applications for the API and further…exploration of the new opportunities it opens up.…
With the WP API, developers can access the data on a WordPress site—such as users, posts, and categories—programmatically. The result is an expansion of the already limitless field of possibilities where theme and plugin development is concerned.
This course is a first look at the WP API: what it is, how to get it running, how to interact with it, what it can do for us, and what we can do with it. Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen, your guide and WordPress guru, as he walks through the tools and major features (such as routes and endpoints) of the WP API, as well as a short project that shows how this new API will be used in real-world workflows.
- Installing the WP API
- Exploring common routes
- Examining WP API output
- Building plugins with the WP API
- Crafting WP API URL requests
- Creating AJAX functions with the WP API